PATH-US Organization recruit Technical Manager in HCMC
Posting date: 11-28-2016


(Technical Manager in HCMC, PATH - US)


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Please submit a cover letter with your resume in one document describing your interest in this position and how you meet the requirements. To be considered, application materials must be submitted in English and applicants must confirm in their cover letter that they have legal authorization to work in Vietnam. PATH offers a highly dynamic work environment and provides competitive compensation and benefits based on experience. Salary and benefit package are paid in VND.

 NOTE: You are required to be a citizen of Vietnam to apply for this position. We will not respond to your application if you do not meet this requirement. 

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health. Working in Vietnam since the early 1980s, PATH established a permanent office in Hanoi in 1997.

The Vietnam country office is committed to responding to a broad range of community health needs in Vietnam. This includes reproductive, maternal, and child health, TB, HIV, vaccines and immunization, emerging and epidemic diseases, and health technologies. To achieve impact, PATH Vietnam works across the public and private sectors and focuses on sustainable, system-level changes.

PATH is implementing “Communities for Healthy Hearts” to improve hypertension management and control in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). The project will increase access to and use of high-quality hypertension services that are sustainable and scalable through the engagement of social enterprise and public and private healthcare providers at the community level.

PATH is seeking a HCMC based Technical Manager to support implementation of “Communities for Healthy Hearts”. Under the guidance and supervision of the Project Director, specific responsibilities include:

Duties and Responsibilities:  

·  Serve as a technical lead to provide overall technical direction, management, monitoring and evaluation of the project implementation.

·  Guide, develop the project workplan and budgets in the responsible area; and oversee, coordinate, execute, monitor and evaluate the implementation of a community based hypertension model from screening, referral, diagnosis, treatment and hypertension management.

·  Design, provide and oversee training activities and guidelines to ensure that health care worker training, standard operating procedures and other technical tools are of quality, and developed with inputs from cardio-vascular disease and hypertension specialists.

·  Establish a strong mentoring and supportive supervision system for health care workers engaged in hypertension diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

·  Oversee development of health care worker and patient training and tools that enable patient-centered chronic disease management. These include training in developing and implementing patient-centered care plans, treatment adherence and self-care counseling, and case management for hypertension patients.

·  Test and document new innovations aimed at improving hypertension diagnosis, treatment and adherence.

·  Manage and oversee consultants and subcontractors involved in implement technical work related to hypertension screening, referral and treatment activities.

·  Serve as the project technical lead for the project Technical Working group, as well as for provincial partners (PHD/PMC),

·  Provide technical inputs and assistance for communication strategies, activities and Behavior Change Campaign

·  Participate meetings and discussions to provide innovative ideas and evidence for future business opportunities

·  Work with the Communications Manager and Project Director to document key project lessons learned and success stories

·  Supervise other team members (as required)

·  Other tasks as required by the Project Director.

Required Experience

·  Having an advanced degree in medicine, public health, or a related fields (Medical Doctor or Master degree).

·  At least five years’ experience working in medicine and/or public health.

·  At least two - three years’ experience in working in the health facilities/hospital settings.

·  Having project implementation and execution skills

·  Understanding of the Vietnam healthcare system and implementation of public health programs in both healthcare/hospitals and community settings. Understanding of non-communicable diseases and chronic disease management in low and middle-income settings is ideal and preferred.

·  Understanding of community behavior change communication and mobilization approaches in Vietnam context preferred.

·  Excellent English language skills, including reading, writing and speaking as well as strong presentation skills.

·  Experience in private sector is desirable.

Must have legal authorization to work in Vietnam.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued. 

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Job Location: Ho Chi Minh City, , Vietnam

Company Location: Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular



Please send your CV and cover letter (in English) to email address:

Deadline: 13/12/2016

Any question please contact: Ms Quyen. Tel: 043 8265118

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